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the commisisioner of higher educationIsa, Abdullahi Muhammad Ph.D, the Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Higher of Education,was born in Wade in Yamaltu-Deba Local Govt on 14 September, 1968. He had his Primary education in Wamba and Secondary Education in Uke-Keffi in present Nasarawa State. He was at Bauchi State College of Arts and Science (BACAS) from 1985 to 1988 and proceeded to University of Maiduguri and graduated with Bachelor of Science (Bsc) Degree from the Department of Political Science and Administration in 1991. He later obtained his Master of Science Degree in Public Administration and Policy Analysis from University of Abuja in 2000 and a Doctorate Degree (PhD) in Public Administration from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in 2008.

After his National Youth Service (NYSC) in Osogbo in 1992, he started his career with Bauchi State Government as a class Teacher in GSS Liman Katagum and later joined Bauchi State Polytechnic now Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic as Assistant Lecturer and in 1994 joined the University of Abuja as Lecturer in the Department of Public Administration. He was appointed Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Higher Education in December 2011.

He was a Senior Lecturer, Head, Department of Public Administration, and Deputy Dean Faculty of Management Sciences of University of Abuja. He has to his credit scholarly articles and chapters in revered journals and books, and was the Editor –in-Chief, Abuja Journal of Administration and Management (AJAM). Among his publications are: Social Welfare Administration: An Introductory Text (2005), Intergovernmental Relations: Concepts and Issues (2005). His research interests spawned Public Sector Management, Development Studies, and Intergovernmental Relations as well as Organisational Theory.

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The Mission
To provide opportunities for higher quality of Education through the creation of an enabling environment where the Board renders necessary assistance and support to the youth, this will enable them acquire relevant skills, knowledge and values for the development of themselves, Gombe State, Nigeria and mankind in general.


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